Newly appointed to the Fred Fox School of Music faculty, Dr. Dawn Corso presents this lecture/workshop, providing an introduction to the musical practices surrounding the mbira dza vadzimu of the Shona people of Zimbabwe. This talk will include a lecture overview of the mbira, as well as a hands-on session meant to introduce participants to the instrument and the University of Arizona Chipo Mbira Ensemble, which is offered during the spring semester.
“THE SHONA MBIRA DZA VADZIMU: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE MBIRA OF THE ANCESTORS” DAWN CORSO, MUSIC EDMusic Education
Venue: Music Building Green Room, Room 114A, 1017 N. Olive Road, Tucson, AZ 85721